Ham Radio Software
- vxur allows reading from and vxuw allows writing to
a Yaesu / Vertex Standard VX-5R (and similar)
handheld radios and the FT-817/FT-857 transceivers in "clone" mode.
These command line utilities allow easy backup of the rig memory.
is a program originally written by Steven Palm, N9YTY,
to provide Macintosh OS X access to the
EchoLink network for
amateur radio VoIP. It builds a Cocoa GUI around the
I am the current maintainer. Support questions not answered by
the Help files are best addressed to the
echomac-users mailing list.
- The latest released and test versions, as well as complete
source code, are always available from the
SourceForge project page
and SVN system.
Operating in Japan
Most of the APRS operation in the Tokyo area
takes place on 144.64MHz with 1200 baud packet.
I am a member of the
Gisborne Amateur Radio Club and the
Tokyo International Amateur Radio Club (TIARA).
||1974 WN1TWD (member W1MX)
1975 WA1TWD (very active at W1MX, and the W1XM VHF/UHF contest station)
||1977 WA1TWD/8 from Columbus, Ohio
||1979 AI8A from Columbus, OH
St. Joseph, MI (I was "one of the Hams at Heath", but in the computer section)
Chatsworth (Los Angeles), CA
Los Gatos, CA
||1991 7J1AJH Mitaka, Tokyo, JAPAN
||2006 ZL2IA Gisborne, NEW ZEALAND
||2010 ZL2IA/4 Te Anau, NEW ZEALAND
Also active from New Zealand (ZL0AH?, ZL0AKK) and Canada VE7/AI8A.